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Diary May 4, 1943

Long-range escort fighters P-47 Thunderbolt
Long-range escort fighters P-47 Thunderbolt. Most build US fighter (15,660) and heaviest single-seat fighter of WW2. The latest versions have the double weight of the German Me 110 twin-engined heavy fighters.
WW2 War Diary for Tuesday, May 4, 1943:

Air War

Western Europe: P-47 Thunderbolts escort B-17 Fortress bombers during raid on automobile factory in Antwerp.

Eastern Front

Southern Sector: Hitler postpones launching of Operation Zitadelle (‘Citadel’) from May 9 to mid-June.

Far East

China: Japanese troops advance south of river Yangtze.

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